Date: 23-Nov-2019

WuXi STA forms strategic partnership with Impact Therapeutics

STA Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., (WuXi STA) – a subsidiary of WuXi AppTec – and Impact Therapeutics, a China based biotech focused on innovative drug discovery and development in anti-cancer therapeutics, announce the signing of a strategic partnership agreement. Under the terms of this agreement, WuXi STA will become the preferred Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) partner of Impact Therapeutics, providing services covering the entire product development process of Impact’s pipeline new drug candidates for both drug substance and drug product. The new partnership will accelerate Impact Therapeutics’ new pipeline drug development towards commercialization both in China and in the US. Impact Therapeutics holds independent intellectual property rights for a diverse anti cancer therapeutics drug pipeline that includes PARP Inhibitors (IMP4297), Wee1 Inhibitors (IMP7068), DDR target Inhibitors and Hedgehog Pathway Inhibitors (IMP5471). Currently, IMP4297 is in Phase III clinical trials in China, with early clinical data targeting better safety and a wider treatment window.